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SDP – Introduction To Herd Nutrition Workshop – Gympie – Friday, 25th May 2018

May 25 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Free

This entry level workshop will cover the fundamentals of dairy cow nutrition with a practical focus on optimising the performance of milking cows fed temperate forages.

Dr Brad Granzin, Executive Officer of Subtropical Dairy and Consulting Scientist from Australasian Dairy Consultants, will facilitate a one day workshop focusing on the basics of dairy cow nutrition.

The workshop will begin with a morning theory session covering the following topics:
• The major nutrients required for milk production and dairy cow maintenance;
• An overview of the cow’s digestive tract and how it absorbs and processes key nutrients.
This will be followed by a practical session after lunch focusing on:
• Some key aspects to achieve maximum performance from cows fed temperate forages such as annual ryegrass over winter and early spring;
• Monitoring your herd for indicators of nutrition problems;
• Balancing diets;
• And a question and answer session.
This workshop is a great introduction to dairy cow nutrition science and practices. It is also a great refresher for honing your nutrition skills.

RSVP:
23rd May to Kylie Dennis
E: kylie@subtropicaldairy.com.au
PH: 0456 19 19 65

Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

Cost:
Free – This workshop is funded by your levy, Dairy Australia and Subtropical Dairy.

Details

Date:
May 25
Time:
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Kylie Dennis
Phone:
0456 19 1965
Email:
kylie@subtropicaldairy.com.au

Venue

Gympie DAF Centre
Chr Cartwright and Lousia St
Gympie, Qld Australia
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